Hot! RSUST Postgraduate Admission Form is Out – 2016/17


Rivers State University of Science and Technology, RSUST postgraduate programmes admission application form for the 2016/2017 academic session is now on sale.

RSUST Postgraduate Admission Form

Authorities of the the Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST), Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt, invite application from suitably qualified candidates for admission into Postgraduate Programmes of the university for the 2016/2017 academic session.

NOTICE: Click Here (.pdf) to view RSUST postgraduate programmes. You will however need a device that is capable of opening PDF to access the document.

RSUST  Postgraduate Admission Requirements.

Applicants with the qualifications in the underlisted categories shall be eligible for admission into the postgraduate programmes; however, candidates must also fulfill the matriculation requirements of Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Nkpolu-Orowomkwo, Port Harcourt.

A. Postgraduate Diploma

1. Holders of at least a Third Class Degree in the subject area applied for or a Second Class (Lower Division) degree in a related discipline, obtained from the Rivers State University of Science and technology or any other recognized institution .

2. Holders of Higher National Diploma (HND) with at least lower credit classification or its equivalent in a related discipline, obtained from a recognized institution.

3. For Faculty of Engineering, candidates must be holders of at least a Third Class or Pass degree in a related discipline from a recognized institution.

4. Candidates for PGD in the Department of Electrical Engineering must be holders of a B.Sc. or B.Tech. degree in Electrical or computer Engineering; Physics with Electronics or Computer Science.

B. Master’s Degree programmes

1. Candidates seeking admission into the Full-time/Part-time Master’s degree programme must possess a Bachelor’s degree with at least Second Class Lower Division in the relevant discipline.

2.Candidates who holds PGD, PGDE, PGDTE in the relevant discipline or an equivalent Diploma (in Maritime Transport, Marine Engineering or Nautical Studies, Master Mariner, Marine Engineers Class 1) with CGPA of 3.50 or above (on a five-point grade system) may apply for the Master’s Programmes.

3. Candidates for MSc in Surveying and Geomatics must be holders of B.Sc/B.Tech in Surveying and Geomatics degree with at least 2nd Class Lower Division or equivalent from the Rivers State University of Science and Technology or any other approved University;

4. Candidates for the M.Ed. degree programmes offered in the Faculty of Technical and Science Education/Institute of Education should possess a good Bachelor’s degree (not lower than Second Class Lower Division) in a relevant teaching subject.

C. Doctor of Philosophy Programmes

A candidate for a PhD programme shall:

1. Possess a Master’s degree with a CGPA of 3.50 or above, on a five-point grade system, in a relevant discipline, obtained from the Rivers State University of Science and Technology or any other recognized institution of higher learning of equivalent status.

2. Candidates for PhD in Surveying and Geomatics must have an M.Sc in Surveying and Geomatics degree with a CGPA of 3.5 on a 5-point scale or 60% weighted average from Rivers State University of Science and Technology or any other institution of equivalent
status.

3. Present himself or herself for a qualifying interview, if need be.

No person shall be admitted to a programme unless his/her application has been approved by the Postgraduate School Board on behalf of Senate and on the recommendation of the appropriate Faculty Committee.

Note: In addition to the conditions above, a candidate may be required to present himself/herself for a selection test and/or oral interview.

RSUST  Postgraduate Admission – Duration.

  • The full-time Postgraduate Diploma programmes run for two semesters (minimum) and four semesters (maximum) with or without project writing.
  • The full-time Postgraduate Diploma programme in Engineering runs for a duration of four semesters (minimum) and six semesters (maximum) with project.
  • The full-time Postgraduate Diploma programme in Transport Planning and Logistics and Supply Chain Planning runs for three semesters (minimum) and four semesters (maximum).
  • The part-time Postgraduate Diploma programme in Surveying and Geomatics runs for four semesters (minimum) and six semesters (maximum).
  • The full-time Master’s degree programme with dissertation is structured to last for a minimum of four semesters and a maximum of six semesters.
  • The full-time Master’s degree programme with dissertation in Faculty of Engineering is structured to last for a minimum of four semesters and a maximum of six semesters.
  • The full-time Master’s degree programme in Surveying and Geomatics runs for three semesters (minimum) and six semesters (maximum).
  • The part-time Master’s degree programme in Surveying and Geomatics runs for four semesters (minimum) and eight semesters (maximum).
  • The full-time Master’s degree programme in Transport Planning and Logistics and Supply Chain Planning will run for four semesters (minimum) and five semesters (maximum).
  • The full-time Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programmes with thesis runs for six semesters (minimum) and eight semesters (maximum).
  • The part-time Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme in Surveying and Geomatics runs for eight semesters (minimum) and ten semesters (maximum).
  • Part-time study, specifically to be undertaken at weekends only, is available for the programmes in Shipping Management and Maritime Transport Technology for six semesters (minimum) and eight semesters (maximum).
  • Part-time study in Faculty of Engineering is available for PhD programmes only and runs for ten semesters (minimum) and twelve semesters (maximum).
  • Unless otherwise stated, part-time studies in any Faculty, where it is available, will take twice the duration allowed for the corresponding full-time programmes. Such part- time PhD programmes will last for ten semesters (minimum) and twelve semesters (maximum).
  • The sandwich Postgraduate Diploma programmes in Education run for a minimum duration of two long vacations and a maximum of four long vacations.
  • The sandwich Master’s programmes with dissertation in Education run for a minimum duration of three long vacations and maximum of six long vacations.
  • The sandwich Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programmes with thesis in Education run for a minimum duration of six long vacations and a maximum of twelve long vacations.

RSUST  Postgraduate Admission – Method of Application.

Applications for admission to any postgraduate programme shall be made on-line by logging onto www.ust.edu.ng and making an e-payment of thirty thousand naira (N30,000.00) only, using interswitch verve – enabled cards. Application forms should be completed on-line, downloaded and hard copies submitted to the Secretary, Postgraduate School along with the following:

  1. Photocopies of Certificates.
  2. Certified academic transcripts. (It is the responsibility of applicants to ensure that copies of their academic transcripts are forwarded under confidential cover directly to The Secretary, Postgraduate School, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt).
  3. Letter of reference from three referees, including one from a previous academic institution, stating that applicant is qualified to undertake advanced studies and research and that he (the Referee) is confident that the applicant will benefit from the training.

For PhD applicants, brief research proposals on their intended areas of study should also accompany the application forms.

The deadline for submission of applications on-line and at the Postgraduate School is 29th July, 2016.

NOTICE: Click Here (.pdf) to view RSUST postgraduate programmes. You will however need a device that is capable of opening PDF to access the document.

MSG Team.



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